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Johannesburg - After an exposé by Carte Blanche on Sunday June 12 2016 regarding a R500m plus prepayment by Eskom to the Guptas for coal, we were told by Eskom’s Khulu Phasiwe [in a tweet] that if we had any questions, we should not speculate, but to simply ask the necessary questions. So I did…

After first flatly denying that any prepayment for coal to the Guptas had ever taken place, when confronted with evidence on national TV, Eskom’s head of generation, Matshela Koko, was forced to retract his denial.

So I posed my questions to Eskom on 13 June 2016 as follows:

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